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pejorative - (of a word or phrase) suggesting that someone is of little value; negative in connotation; having a belittling effect; Ex. Many women now considers ``housewife'' a pejorative expression, because it patronized them.
unwitting - not knowing; unaware; unintentional; Ex. She was their unwitting accomplice; Ex. unwitting insult; CF. wit: know
persist - continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent
intellect - higher mental powers; person of great intellectual ability
boisterous - violent; rough; noisy
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
clime - climate
outcast - one that has been excluded from a society; ADJ.
cadaverous - like a corpse; pale
offensive - attacking; insulting; distasteful; V. offend: violate; hurt the feelings of; N. offense: offending; violating of a moral or social code; crime; attack; Ex. first offense